Legal notice

1. Website presentation.

In accordance with article 6 of Act 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on building confidence in the digital economy, users are hereby informed of the identity of the various parties involved in the creation and monitoring of the website:
Owner: Laboratoire PRECILENS – 25 rue Auguste Perret 94000 Créteil
Creator: TCA BRAND
Publication manager: Isabelle Pineau –
Webmaster(s) : Isabelle Pineau –
Website creation: NETMIZE
Host : OVH

2. Terms and conditions of use of the website and its services.

Use of the website implies full and unreserved acceptance of the terms and conditions set out below. These terms and conditions are subject to change and may be supplemented at any time. Users of the website are therefore invited to consult them on a regular basis.
Users can normally access this website at all times. However, may decide to interrupt access to the website to carry out technical maintenance, in which case it will endeavour to notify users of the date and time of the intervention.
The website is updated on a regular basis by Isabelle Pineau. The legal notice may also be amended at any time. It is nevertheless binding on users who are invited to consult it as often as required in order to stay informed.

3. Description of the services provided.

The purpose of the website is to provide information on all of the company's activities.
Laboratoire Precilens endeavours to provide the most accurate information possible on the website. Nevertheless, it cannot be held liable for any omissions, inaccuracies or lack of updates, whether of its own doing or of that of third-party partners who provide said information.
All information provided on the website is solely for information purposes and is subject to change. Furthermore, the information published on the website is not exhaustive. It is subject to any modifications that may have occurred since its publication.

4. Contractual limitations on technical data.

The website uses JavaScript technology. The website cannot be held liable for any damage to property related to the use of the site. Furthermore, users shall undertake to access the website using up-to-date equipment free from viruses with an updated latest-generation browser.

5. Intellectual property and counterfeiting.

Laboratoire Precilens owns the intellectual property rights or holds the relevant rights of use pertaining to all elements available on the website including text, images, graphics, logos, icons, sounds, and software.

Any full or partial reproduction, representation, modification, publication, adaptation of the elements of the website by any means whatsoever is prohibited without the prior written consent of Laboratoire Precilens. Any unauthorised use of the website or of any of the elements it contains shall be deemed to constitute an infringement and shall be subject to legal proceedings in accordance with article L.335-2 et seq. of the French Intellectual Property Code.

6. Limitation of liability.

Laboratoire Precilens cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage to the user’s equipment while accessing the website, due to the failure of said equipment to meet with the specifications specified in point 4, or the occurrence of a bug or incompatibility.

Likewise, Laboratoire Precilens cannot be held liable for indirect damages (such as the loss of an opportunity or market share) resulting from the use of the website. Interactive spaces (possibility to ask questions in the contact space) are available to users. Laboratoire Precilens reserves the right to delete, without prior notice, any content in this space deemed to be in breach of the legislation in force in France, notably any provisions relating to data protection. If required, Laboratoire Precilens also reserves the right to initiate civil and/or criminal proceedings against users, particularly as regards messages of a racist, abusive, defamatory, or pornographic nature, irrespective of the medium (text, photos, etc.).

7. Management of personal data.

In France, personal data is protected by virtue of Act 78-87 of 6 January 1978, Act 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, article L. 226-13 of the French Penal Code and the European Directive of 24 October 1995.

When using the website, the following information may be collected: the URLs for links via which the user accessed the website, the user’s Internet access provider, the user’s Internet Protocol address (IP address).

In any case, Laboratoire Precilens will only collect user-related personal data for certain services offered by the website. Users provide this information freely and knowingly, particularly when they enter it on the website themselves. Users of the website are offered the choice of whether or not to provide this information.
In accordance with article 38 et seq. of Act 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to information technology, data and civil liberties, users are entitled to access, rectify and oppose their personal data through a written and signed request accompanied by a signed copy of an identity document, and stating the address to which the reply should be sent.
No personal information relating to users of the website shall be published without their knowledge, nor exchanged, transferred, disclosed or sold on any medium whatsoever to a third party. Only the acquisition of Laboratoire Precilens and its rights would authorise the transmission of this information to the prospective buyer, who in turn would be bound by the same obligation to store and amend data relating to users of the website. Databases are protected under the provisions of the Act of 1 July 1998, which transposes the European Directive 96/9 of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases.

8. Hyperlinks and cookies.

The website contains a certain number of hyperlinks to other websites added with the authorisation of Laboratoire Precilens. However, it is not possible for Laboratoire Precilens to verify the content of all of the websites and the company shall accept no liability whatsoever in this regard.
Browsing the website may lead to the installation of cookies on the user’s computer. A cookie is a small file, which does not allow the user to be identified, but which records information relating to browser navigation on a website. The data thus obtained is intended to facilitate subsequent browsing on the website and also serves to measure traffic.

Blocking a cookie may make it impossible to access certain services. Users can however configure their computers as follows to block the installation of cookies:

‐ In Internet Explorer: Tools tab > Internet Options > Privacy > Advanced > Block (x2) > OK > OK.
‐ In Mozilla Firefox: Privacy and Security tab > Cookies and Site Data > Manage Permissions > specify website > Block > Save Changes.
‐ In Google Chrome: Settings tab > Advanced settings > Privacy and Security > Site Settings > Cookies and Site Data > Disable “Allow sites to save and read cookie data (recommended)”.

9. Applicable law and jurisdiction.

Any dispute relating to use of the website shall be governed by French law. Any litigation shall come under the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts in Paris.

10. Main acts concerned.

Act 78-87 of 6 January 1978, as amended by Act 2004-801 of 6 August 2004 relating to information technology, data and civil liberties. Act 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on building confidence in the digital economy.